American Labor's Global Ambassadors

The International History of the AFL-CIO during the Cold War
Author(s): 
Van Goethem, Geert
Author(s): 
Waters Jr., Robert Anthony
ISBN: 
9781137360212
Date published: 
November 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

After World War II, the AFL-CIO pursued an ambitious agenda of containing global communism and helping to throw off the shackles of colonialism. This sweeping collection brings together contributions from leading historians to explore its successes, challenges, and inevitable compromises as it pursued these initiatives during the Cold War.